With its soft texture and rounded character, this is a generous wine. Acidity and crispness are some way behind the ripe green and white-stone fruits. The wine, though, is certainly balanced and ready to drink.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.